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Amazon drives new programs to improve tech startup diversity, inclusion, and equity

Amazon Alexa Fund is collaborating with Blavity, to host Start-up Showcase and fundraising programming at the annual AfroTech World; and Women Founders Represent, a pitch event with All Raise offering up to $1 million investment for women entrepreneurs.

Amazon Sidewalk: a new way to stay connected

A shared network that helps your neighbors' and your devices work better

Share and discover new Alexa Routines

Customers in the U.S. can now turn their Alexa Routines into shareable URL links.

“Hey Samuel, tell me a joke”

With the launch of a new wake word for the Samuel L. Jackson celebrity voice, learn more about the tech bringing the experience to life.

Introducing Amazon Kids and Amazon Kids+

The kid-friendly experience families love, now with more content and features designed just for kids.

How Alexa can help your family stay organized this school year

From help managing online class schedules to minimizing distractions, and even some fun, Alexa's got you covered.

A new, easy way for properties to add Alexa to residential buildings

Alexa for Residential is an all-new service enables properties to offer residents a move-in ready Alexa-enabled smart apartment with no setup necessary.

A better measure of health

Amazon Halo provides view into body fat percentage, considered a better indicator of health than just weight or BMI.

A new tool to help you understand and improve your social wellbeing

Amazon Halo includes a tool that analyzes energy and positivity in a user's voice so they can understand how they sound to others, helping improve their communication and relationships.

It’s a wrap—Alexa Next Stage startups pitch their businesses

Amazon and Techstars created a virtual curriculum to help startup founders learn best practices, provided mentors, and access to collaboration, networking, and funding to fuel voice technology innovations.
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